Category: On Theatre

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FORUM THEATRE: An Interview with Theatre for Living’s David Diamond

Theatre for Living's David Diamond has been using theatre to create artistic and transformational collaborations with communities for the past 33 year...
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STANDING OUT: How To Audition Well

Every Spring huge audition events are held in both Vancouver (Unified General Auditions) and Toronto (The Next Generation Showcase) so we wanted to ta...
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SEX IN ART: Is Un-Simulated Sex Ever Artistically Justified?

Inspired by Lars Von Trier's new film, Nymphomaniac, which features several scenes of Ps going into Vs, we asked the question, "Is real sex in film or...
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10 Ways to Stay Motivated as an Unemployed Actor

We have to fight for every contract because god knows, our competition will... Here is a list of things you can do right now to stay sharp and motivat...
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Vancouver’s Top Ten Theatre Productions of 2013

I went out to see 52 plays this year, not quite as good as last year's 74. Determining an order for my top ten this year was hard. This year, at any g...
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The Healing Power of Theatre

The husband was in bed, and very medicated, so he was having trouble staying awake. The wife was at the bedside. I came in, and offered to perform a p...
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The Tale of Two Sandras

A year out of theatre school, my agent at the time called me with “the part I was born to play.” Having been obese nearly my whole life, I’ve he...
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The Essential Theatre Producer’s To-Do List

To send you down the right path to artistic success and achievement, we've created this handy dandy to-do list for theatre producers. All the to-do's ...
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Gay Acting for the Straight Actor

Sean Harris Oliver on Playing Gay (For Pay) The truth is, a human being is a human being. Does being in love, or having your ...
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Straight Acting for the Gay Actor

We learn through our training what our habits are. However, for us gay men, our habits are sometimes more distracting than most. How often have you sa...